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November 11, 2010
  Local rapper navigates a genre fraught with clichePDF files may take a moment to load

There are those strange people out there who sail through life with absolutely no desire to listen to music. For whatever reason, they just haven't made a connection with one of our society's most pervasive forms of cultural expression. Hip hop artist Daniel Bennett-- also known by the name Transit-- was one of those people.

November 11, 2010
  Not all that intuitivePDF files may take a moment to load

You've deleted things, probably even things you didn't mean to. Did you know that there are ways to recover your files that even someone who doesn't understand the importance of backing up could employ? Even those files which you intentionally deleted on that reformatted hard drive are recoverable, you poor soon-to-be-RCMP-investigated soul.

November 11, 2010
  Nenshi can't make the trains run on timePDF files may take a moment to load

It didn't take long for Naheed Nenshi to run into his first major setback as mayor. The southeast C-Train line he so fervently promised during his campaign is proving difficult to attain. Currently the amount of funding allocated for transit will not be enough to finish the southeast line for another 10 years while making necessary improvements to existing public transit routes.

November 11, 2010
  The meaning of Remembrance DayPDF files may take a moment to load

Remembrance Day is a day to remember and thank the men and women who have served our country during times of war and peace. We have all learned about this in school and most people can probably recall John McCrae's poem In Flanders Fields, which asks future generations not to forget the fallen soldiers from the First World War.

November 11, 2010
  Bike Root petitioning for new space on campusPDF files may take a moment to load

Campus bicycle co-op Bike Root is seeking support from students, staff, faculty and most of all the University of Calgary in their campaign to regain a dedicated space.

Bike Root was asked to vacate their Murray Fraser Hall loading dock shop space in late July. On Nov. 7, Bike Root closed their temporary shop space for winter. The storage container they were operating from is unheated and without electricity.

November 11, 2010
  Gauntlet CorrectionsPDF files may take a moment to load

While we strive to provide a service of reporting accurate campus news, occasionally we at the Gauntlet will get some of our facts wrong.

The following is a list of mistakes we've made this year:

A Feb. 29 article entitled "Yoga, the real way" asked students to send their Visa numbers and security codes to the address listed. We have been informed the P.O. box was incorrect. Please forward to H4G 7Y9.

November 11, 2010
  Flying by the seat of their pantsPDF files may take a moment to load

Touring is usually thought of as the most gruelling part of a musician's career, but for Wintersleep touring is an integral part of their livelihood. Mike Bigelow, Loel Campbell, Tim D'eon, Paul Murphy and Jon Samuel have all conditioned and trained for a marathon of touring that started in 2007. These Nova Scotia natives are some of the hardest working musicians in the business.

November 11, 2010
  Clubs discuss improvements with SUPDF files may take a moment to load

The Students' Union held a town hall on Nov. 20 for clubs to bring up desired policy changes.

All campus clubs were asked to talk about club procedures and available resources.

Feedback from clubs about what the SU can do to improve services was encouraged.

Engineering student society president John McDonald applauded the SU in their efforts to "reach out to students to try and improve services."

November 11, 2010
  Letter: What makes community radioPDF files may take a moment to load

[Re: New community radio station focuses on community content, Nov. 4 by Andy Williams]

While I am encouraged that another radio club has been established by a dedicated group of music hobbyists in a garage in SE Calgary to have some fun playing commercially released songs that XL Radio might not be playing this month, I do take issue with writer Andy Williams's failure to do some more in-depth research about Beaver FM.

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November 11, 2010
  Enrolment increases to record numbersPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary announced record enrolment at the school with 30,838 attending students, compared to 27,763 in 2007, an increase of over 11 per cent.

U of C registrar and associate vice-provost enrolment David Johnston said the boost is largely due to increased retention rather than new students entering the school.

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